2014 Sochi Winter Olympics: Final Days Cheat Sheet

In the last few days of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, we thought a follow-up to our initial Cheat Sheet is in order. As of this post, here are the countries with the highest medal count:

2014 Sochi Winter Olympics - Medal Standings as of 2/20/14

Team USA has won the most amount of medals overall, but Norway has won the most gold. Of course, this could all change as events are still being played out throughout the weekend.

Live Broadcasts

The schedule below indicates the remaining events that will be broadcasted live (some are in progress as we publish this). All times are Pacific Standard Time (PST).

Thursday, February 20th

7:00 am
Figure Skating (Ladies’ Free Skate)
Ones to Watch: Yuna Kim (South Korea) and Mao Asada (Japan)
Channel: NBC Sports Network

9:00 am
Women’s Hockey
Gold Medal Final: USA vs. CAN
Channel: NBC

Friday, February 21st

3:30 am
Men’s Hockey
Semifinals: SWE vs. FIN
Channel: NBC Sports

9:00 am
Men’s Hockey
Semifinals: CAN vs. USA
Channel: NBC Sports

Saturday, February 22nd

1:30 am
Women’s Cross-Country 30km Freestyle
Ones to Watch: Justyna Kowalczyk (Poland) and Marit Bjorgen (Norway)
Channel: NBC Sports

7:00 am
Men’s Hockey
Bronze Medal Game
Channel: NBC Sports

Sunday, February 23rd

1:00 am
Four-Man Bobsled
Ones to Watch: Steven Holcomb (USA) and Aleksandr Zubkov (Russia)
Channel: NBC Sports

4:00 am
Men’s Hockey
Gold Medal Final
Channel: NBC

The Closing Ceremony won’t be live, but it will be aired on Sunday, February 23rd at 8:30 pm on NBC.

Highlights

Although the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics aren’t quite over, there have been many notable developments that caused some commotion. Here are a few highlights, as well as a few more notable facts:

  • Twelve new events debuted in Sochi, including Women’s Ski Jumping, Men’s and Women’s Ski Halfpipe, Men’s and Women’s Ski Slopestyle and Figure Skating Team Event.
  • Shaun White drops out of the Men’s Slopestyle event to avoid risk of injury and to concentrate on the Men’s Halfpipe, but fails to medal.
  • Meryl Davis and Charlie White stepped onto the Olympic podium as the first US team to win the gold in Ice Dancing.
  • After some controversy over the stray-dog population in Sochi, US skier Gus Kenworthy adopts five Sochi puppies and will bring them home with him.
  • The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics have been the most expensive in history, coming in at $51 billion compared to $46.5 billion for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.

Check out Athlon Sports’ 10 Surprising Facts About the Winter Olympics for additional bits of trivia.

Don’t forget to watch the remaining Olympic coverage with your Slingbox – and root for your home country no matter where you are in the world!